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Connecting an External Monitor to Dell® XPS M1530 laptop

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Tips to connect an external monitor to Dell XPS M1530 Laptop

The Dell XPS M1530 laptop that weighs up to 6.2 pounds. The high-definition 15.4” wide screen display has provided high-definition viewing experience to the users. The high capacity memory and hard disk drive had increased productivity. The Dell XPS M1530 laptop is having a port to support and hook up an external monitor to it. External monitor could be used to display the extended view of the application that is played on your small laptop screen. This is very easy to attach and could be used by anyone. You need to check which port your laptop has either it is DVI or VGA port and choose the screen with the respective connecting option. Then, connect it to the port to enjoy the larger view of your applications. You need to take care of some points while connecting an external monitor to your Dell XPS M1530 laptop.

Below are provided some points to be kept in mind while connecting an external monitor to your Dell XPS M1530 laptop:

  • Change the resolution of both screens
  • Determine size of monitor
  • Check for graphics port

Change the resolution of both screens

You need to change the resolution of both external monitor and laptop monitor to connect the external monitor to your Dell XPS M1530 laptop. You need to decrease the resolution of laptop screen less than the external monitor. It avoids the resolution issues between the two monitors. It is required as the pixel ratio in changing and requires the resolution to be changed according to pixel ratio.

Determine size of monitor

Before connecting an external monitor in your Dell XPS M1530 laptop, you need to determine the screen size of the external monitor. You need to purchase an external monitor according to your needs. If you need to use the external monitor just for a single user, then you need not purchased a big one. If you are using it among a large number of users, then the screen might be much bigger.

Check for graphics port

Before connecting an external monitor in your Dell XPS M1530 laptop, you need to check the graphics port of the system. Usually, the system comes with a number of ports to connect the external monitor. The port might be either a VGA port or a DVI port. You need to connect the monitor which suits the particular port. It is also possible to connect the external monitor to HDMI port of the system.


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